Offered by: Levy Galleries
227 West 17th Street New York City, NY 10011 , United States Call Seller 212.628.7088


Rare Chippendale Block-Front Secretary

Price Upon Request
  • Description
    Primary Wood: Mahogany
    Secondary Woods: Yellow Pine, Arborvitae, White Cedar, Red Gum, Hemlock

    Provenance: Elizabeth C. Biddle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Reference: The interior of The Casper Wister Secretary in the Philadelphia Museum is nearly identical to this secretary. It is illustrated in Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art, page 104-105.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States, Pennsylvania
    Period: 18th Century
    Creation Date: Philadelphia, Circa 1765.
    Styles / Movements: Chippendale
    Dealer Reference #: 3809
    Incollect Reference #: 165246
  • Dimensions
    W. 42.75 in; H. 102 in; D. 22.75 in;
    W. 108.59 cm; H. 259.08 cm; D. 57.79 cm;
Message from Seller:

For over 100 years, and spanning four generations, the Levy family has been involved in the field of top quality Americana. We have been fortunate to work with many of the top private and public collections throughout the world. This is only an introduction to our varied collections of Americana and objects of American interest. We invite you to visit our New York City loft space in Chelsea filled with fine examples of American furniture, silver, ceramics, needlework and painting.

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